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Ask the Experts Patient Education Program: Liver Transplants

The American Liver Foundation’s Ask the Experts program series features a panel of experts in their field that will address four liver-related topics that affect patients and their caregivers. This program is free and intended for patients affected by liver disease, liver transplant recipients, and patient caregivers.  The program is also open to health care providers. Each session will include a 10 – 15 minute presentation and time for Q&A from the audience. Heavy appetizers and beverages will be served.

Topics Covered:

Introduction: 6:30 p.m.
Meelie DebRoy, MD

Presentation 1: 6:35 p.m.
Nutrition Guidance to Survive and Thrive with Liver Disease
Jennifer Kerner, MS, RDN, LD

Presentation 2: 6:55 p.m.
Role of Social Work in the Transplant Team
Amy Eliason, LISW-S

Presentation 3: 7:15 p.m.
The Liver Transplant Evaluation from the Perspective of a Hepatologist
Seth Sclair, MD

Presentation 4: 7:35 p.m.
From the Patient Perspective
Robert Vaughn

Program Details

DATE: September 26, 2018
TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
LOCATION: LaCentre, 25777 Detroit Road, Westlake, OH 44145

This program will be provided free of charge to patients and caregivers. A $20 registration fee applies for health care professionals. Registration is required. Register online by September 21st, or by contacting 216-609-3288 or mstenger@liverfoundation.org.